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Today's News

  • Andrews earns degree

    Angelea Andrews of Bedford has received a Master of Arts in Teaching degree in Elementary Education from Western Governors University. On Feb. 11, the online, nonprofit university held its semi-annual commencement ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia, and celebrated the graduation of more than 2,600 graduates—WGU’s largest class ever.
     

  • TCMS salutes 7th grade Students of Month

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced recognition of the seventh grade Students of the Month and Teacher and Staff Member Spotlights for January.

  • A TCAE student success story

    By Lisa Moore

    JCTC’s Trimble County Adult Education can assist students in achieving their goals.  One main goal of students today is making a successful transition to college.  Being prepared to enter college is no easy task and if you find that you are not quite there, the instructors at TCAE can help you accomplish this task.  The Center is offering summer workshops to help students get ready for college in the fall.

  • Trimble sophs score well in state’s PLAN assessment

    Trimble County High School sophomores showed what TCHS Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson called “phenomenal” improvement in the Kentucky Department of Education’s PLAN Assessment given last fall. Sampson was comparing the PLAN scores to results of the EXPLORE scores compiled by the same students as eighth graders in 2009.

  • House passes budget, education, others spared

    For the last several years, the biggest challenge facing the General Assembly and Governor Beshear has been keeping the state on track as it weathers the toughest worldwide recession in more than 70 years.

  • House passes budget, education, others spared

    For the last several years, the biggest challenge facing the General Assembly and Governor Beshear has been keeping the state on track as it weathers the toughest worldwide recession in more than 70 years.

  • Legislature works under ‘somber cloud’ after storms

    By the time you are reading this, a week will have passed since the monster tornadoes targeted many of our communities. I want to tell the victims that you are not alone; Kentucky stands with you. The Red Cross has been overwhelmed with Kentuckians’ generosity, so much so, that they are now asking for cash donations instead of material items.

  • Am I taking care of me or you?

    It is mistakenly accepted that self-care is selfish, if a person doesn’t take care of his or her own needs, eventually the result is burnout. This same person will resent others because they failed to sacrifice as they have. They have a tendency to lose themselves in service in the process of martyrdom and then get upset if others are not martyrs.

    Perhaps this is generationally passed down from the environment in which they were raised. Role models play an in important part in forming who a person becomes.

  • We are all so loved

    Oh, to be loved as Dennis Williams is loved!

    A week or so ago on a Sunday afternoon, two women I don’t know knocked on my door.

    They said they knew me, or at least knew me through my writing and somehow thought I could help them find their friend Dennis.

    They knew enough about me to deduce that I owned my own home and searched the county property appraiser’s website to find my address so they could come and see me in person because they were that desperate to find their friend who was missing.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (March 18, 1982)
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court approved an ordinance authorizing the issuance of $27,500,000 of pollution control revenue bonds to provide pollution control facilities for the LG&E Company’s generating plant at Wise’s Landing in Trimble County. The Bonds are solely the obligation of Louisville Gas and Electric Company, and no county funds of any sort will ever be involved in paying principal of and interest on the bonds.